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Introduction to the Art of Paper Marbling **To be Rescheduled**

Thu, 4 Jun 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Marbling is addictive - fact! If you love colour, pattern and all things paper, then this is the class for you! Join marbler and bookbinder Freya Scott for a day learning this fantastic...

£95

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-2 spaces available

Stone Carving - Green Man in High Relief

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - Fri, 18 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Whether you're trying your hand with a chisel on stone for the first time, or you already have some experience, join Gaynor for this 3 day workshop where you will develop your own...

£235

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0 spaces available

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Wise Owls in Needlefelt

Thu, 17 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join needle felt maker Annis McGowan to create a beautiful wise owl. Whether you're new to needle felting or have done some before, this workshop will be suitable for you. You can express...

£85

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0 spaces available

Coiled Baskets in Plant Fibre

Fri, 18 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques to include coiled baskets made from pine needles, sedge and other decorative grasses. A coiled...

£85

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0 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Forge your own gorgeous gifts on this hands-on day whether you are new to blacksmithing or want to try your hand at something different. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings forges and anvils and you...

£115

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0 spaces available

Stained Glass Taster Day - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror

Fri, 25 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This is a one day taste of what it's like to work in leaded stained glass. If you've always fancied having a go but want to dip your toe in on a smaller...

£85

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1 spaces available

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - Sun, 27 Sep 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using light and colour to depict images and stories, stained glass has illuminated our lives for centuries. This two day workshop will enable you to create your own stained glass panel roughly the...

£170

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3 spaces available

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Feltmaking - All-in-One Shetland Felt Bag

Thu, 1 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using natural wool batts, learn how to create a bag on a simple resist using the wet felting process, shape an integrated handle and finish with a fastening. Your handfelted bag will ooze...

£85

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7 spaces available

Pewtersmithing - Spoons

Thu, 1 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for this great day using traditional metalwork techniques to create pewter spoons and scoops ideal for sugar, condiments or even your porridge! Perfect as a gift. During this day...

£85

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3 spaces available

NEW

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Plant Materials

Sat, 3 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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0 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sun, 4 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use ancient woodworking tools and techniques including...

£95

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0 spaces available

NEW

Feltmaking - Exploring with Prefelts ( 6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The course runs over 6 afternoon sessions - 7th, 14th & 21st October, 4th, 11th & 18th November. Join feltmaker, Louise Curnin, and learn how to exploit techniques using prefelts in your work....

£160

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8 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More!

Sun, 11 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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All Levels

2 spaces available

NEW

Introduction to the Art of Glass Engraving

Thu, 22 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Sandra Snaddon a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers, learn a new skill and take home your very own piece of engraved glass. All equipment will be provided, and you will...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 6 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 6 Nov 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Thu, 12 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio glass pieces for visitors and...

£295

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session - MOVED FROM 2020

Thu, 18 Mar 2021

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session - MOVED FROM 2020

Thu, 18 Mar 2021

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 20 Mar 2021

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - MOVED FROM 2020

Sun, 21 Mar 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session - MOVED FROM 2020

Fri, 26 Mar 2021

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

1 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 27 Mar 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

1 spaces available

NEW

Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver.... - MOVED FROM 2020

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - Fri, 16 Apr 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful 2 days of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. This 2 day format, allows time for you to learn the process from scratch from...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles - MOVED FROM 2020

Sun, 25 Apr 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A rare opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing - working hot metal by hand and finding out how to create a ramshead handle. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and...

£115

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0 spaces available

Bookbinding - Leather Wrap Books - MOVED FROM 2020

Fri, 30 Apr 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kate Bowles makes handbound books using recycled papers and fabric. Join her to make your own leather wrap book. During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding...

£85

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0 spaces available

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 1 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for this workshop and get a real taste of the art of felt making. You will not only learn the basic skills needed to make flat felt from wool...

£85

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Novice

1 spaces available

NEW

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles - MOVED FROM 2020

Wed, 5 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing: Jewellery with Patterns & Texture - MOVED FROM 2020

Fri, 7 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Ella McIntosh to create your own stunning pewter jewellery. During this workshop you will be using a traditional jeweller's rolling mill to add texture and pattern to pewter with items such as...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

African-Style Frame Basket in Plant Fibres - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 8 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. By the end of the day you will have created a small frame basket in...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Pewtersmithing: Vessels Using a Rolling Mill - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 8 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This pewtersmithing workshop enables you to make a pewter vessel and revolves around the use of a piece of equipment called a 'rolling mill'. Under the guidance of Ella you will use the...

£85

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0 spaces available

Willow for The Garden - Make a Hanging Pergola-Style Bird Table - MOVED FROM 2020

Sun, 9 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This beautiful pergola style bird table has an elegant overhanging roof which involves some challenging weaving. So ideally you will already have some experience of willow weaving before attending this workshop. Use willow...

£85

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon Candle Holder - MOVED FROM 2020

Sun, 16 May 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with a fabulous dragon candle holder design made...

£115

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0 spaces available

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - MOVED FROM 2020

Fri, 21 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Start knife carving in wood - it's amazing what you can do with just a small axe and a couple of knives. Working with green unseasoned wood you will learn to use really...

£85

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Novice

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The Craft of Green Wood Bowl Carving - MOVED FROM 2020

Sun, 6 Jun 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this one-day introduction to the ancient craft of bowl carving with Mike Craig you will use traditional hand tools to carve your own bowl from native green timber. The joy of this...

£95

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Novice

0 spaces available

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